Picture an island in Bangladesh that is so remote that there is no way the traditional electricity could reach it. Not now, and probably not anytime soon. That was the situation in Monpura just a few years ago – but not today.
Deadline: 15-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
World Bank-ESMAP would like to hire the services of a reputed firm which has extensive experience in household surveys. This firm will conduct the baseline surveys (household, community and community facilities) on energy access in the four states. In addition, enterprise survey will be conducted in two of these states- Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, and a mini-grid operator survey in Uttar Pradesh. The surveys will be representative state-wide for these states and will be administered in both urban and rural localities. The scope of work could change later, if needed, to include additional states. Continue reading →
Deadline: 18-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank (WB) is initiating a new technical assistance activity focused on Renewable Energy Resource Mapping in Laos, with funding from the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). The initial focus will be on small hydro mapping, with other components potentially added in the future depending on funding availability and client demand.
Deadline: 16-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum in Kenya is mandated to develop and promote energy technologies in the country. The mission of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum is to facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, competitive, reliable and secure energy services for national development while protecting the environment. The Ministry’s vision is to promote equitable access to quality energy services at least cost while protecting the environment.
The overall objective of this consultancy is to facilitate the development and publication of Kenya’s electricity sector investment plan for the period 2017-2020, to meet the stated goals and objectives on energy provision, as well as adhere to international best practice.
The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) is a global knowledge and technical assistance program administered by the World Bank. It provides analytical and advisory services to low- and middle-income countries to increase their know-how and institutional capacity to achieve environmentally sustainable energy solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. Supporting over a hundred activities in countries around the world at any given time, ESMAP is an integral part of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice of the World Bank.
Recently they have published several consulting opportunities on the eConsultant2 website.
Deadline: 07-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank-ESMAP team with the Ministry of Energy (MoE), the Rural Electrification Authority (REA), ZESCO LIMITED (ZESCO) and the Central Statistics Office (CSO) is launching the first Global Energy Access Household Surveys in access deficit countries so as to set a baseline to track progress towards Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) goal and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 7 on access to affordable, reliable and sustainable modern energy by 2030.
Deadline: 20-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of the consultancy service is to establish safeguard framework documents; an Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Resettlement Framework Policy (RPF) for facilitating the development of small hydro (<20MW) in Madagascar as part of a technical assistance project being implemented by World Bank in Madagascar which aims at supporting the development of small hydro IPPs with private sector. It is being undertaken in close coordination with JIRAMA, ORE and ADER, Government of Madagascar, the World Banks primary Client country counterpart for this project. The project is funded by the AFREA under the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), a global knowledge and technical assistance program administered by the World Bank and supported by 11 bilateral donors.
The purpose of this consultancy is to carry out field surveys to collect household and village level data for an impact evaluation study of off-grid solar PV home system project in Bolivia. This project is one of the four energy projects selected for rigorous ex-post impact evaluation under the Global Status of Energy Access (SEAR) activities. Documenting the impact of energy access programs is an important component of SEAR. Lessons learned and knowledge gathered from this evaluation are expected to help future policies and investments. The study is being carried out by ESMAP of the World Bank.